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Bilateral pneumothoraces, pneumomediastinum and subcutaneous emphysema as a rare complication of endoscopic cholangiopancreatography
  1. Till Plönes1,
  2. Anna-Kristina Reuland2,
  3. Bernward Passlick1
  1. 1Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
  2. 2Department of Hematology and Oncology, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
  1. Correspondence to Dr Till Plönes, Till.Ploenes{at}

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A 67-year-old woman underwent endoscopic cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) for elective exchange of a bile duct stent. The ductus hepaticus communis was stented because of a bilary stricture of unknown aetiology for the first time half a year ago. Multiple previous performed ERCPs were without any complications and show no unexpected findings. The previously placed stent was extracted and replaced by a new …

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